Contributed by Sharon Butler / Jane Swavely has lived and worked in a loft overlooking the Bowery since the 1980s when she was an SVA student and later a studio assistant to Brice Marden. Since “Jinx,” her pre-pandemic solo show at A.I.R. gallery, Jane’s work has become more subtractive, with […]
“Pause” is a restful, thoughtful summer group show featuring Bill Albertini, Stephen Bron, Eric Brown, Sharon Butler, Peter Krashes, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Michelle Vaughan, and Andrew Witkin.
Contributed by Sharon Butler / Please join me for “Morning in America,” an exhibition of new paintings at Theodore:Art that opens on January 15, 2021. From the press release: “For the past few years, Butler has produced daily drawings on her phone. The Good Morning Drawings, digital sketches uploaded to […]
Contributed by Sharon Butler / Walking into Michelle Vaughan�s show at Theodore:Art, visitors are confronted with a small oak bookcase, desk, and chair in the center of the gallery. The walls are lined with forty framed portraits of notable conservative women, meticulously rendered in faded pastels on gray paper, that […]
Contributed by Sharon Butler / Theodore:Art has reopened its Bushwick space with a handsome and enigmatic show that reminds me of the series of Bruno Bischofberger ads that has occupied the back cover of every issue of Artforum since April 1987. As a painting student at Mass Art, I subscribed […]
UPDATE: Saturday, November 23, 3 pm, please join us for �Ask the Artist,� where we will be yakking about the contemporary state of abstraction. Did you see Peter Halley�s show at Greene Naftali? Let�s discuss. If you haven�t been to Bushwick lately, you might want to head out to Theodore:Art […]
Contributed by Sharon Butler / Spending summer in the city means that each weekend, in neighborhoods far and near, street traffic is rerouted to make way for lively festivals featuring food, music, facepainting, games, dancing, and more. Peter Krashes, a political organizer in Prospect Heights, makes paintings based on snapshots he takes during […]